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Is this flight feasible?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by David W, Jun 2, 2016.

  1. David W

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    flight.png I have a clear line of sight all the way to the mountain peak; it's 1.7 miles.

    But the gain in terrain elevation is 2063 feet. The house is at 7063 and the peak is at 9127.

    Is it possible to fly a Phantom 3 uphill from the house to the peak? How about downhill?

    I don't think the raw distance is the issue; the altitude gain is my concern.
     
  2. msinger

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    Your Phantom can only fly 1,640 feet above the home point, so you won't be able to make it to the top.
     
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    "Your Phantom can only fly 1,640 feet above the home point, so you won't be able to make it to the top."

    So I could hike or drive to the top, and fly it back to the house?
     
  4. msinger

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    There is no documented max negative altitude, so I'm assuming you could fly down from the top.
     
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